MPP Engagement Day – September 21st

IMG_3202Calling all OCO members!

To celebrate this year’s Organic Week, the Organic Council of Ontario will be hosting an MPP Engagement Day on September 21st at Queen’s Park.  Please join us!


  • Meet at the Toronto Public Library, Lillian H. Smith branch, 239 College St.
  • 10 am: Introduction and Agenda from Tom Manley
  • 10:15 am: Growing the Ontario Organic Sector to 10% by Dr. Rod MacRae, PhD., food policy analyst in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University
  • 11:00 am: Morning Break
  • 11:10 am: Review Organic Priorities and the MPP Meeting Package
  • 12:00 pm: Lunch Break
  • 1:00 pm: Meet at Queen’s Park front entrance; divide and meet with MPPs
  • 4:30 pm: Organic Reception in Rm. 230, MPPs, OCO members and special guests, with snacks and samples from Southbrook Vineyards, Beau’s All-Natural Brewing Company, Toronto Distillery Co., Crofter’s Organic, K2 Milling, Yorkshire Valley Farms and Pfenning’s Organic Vegetables.

If you are still interested in joining us for the day, please register online by September 16th.  If you are interested in showcasing your product at the reception but will not be able to attend, please contact Carolyn Young for more details.



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